Version: V1.5 26 February 2014
HSfB respects each individual's right to personal privacy. We will collect and use information through our web sites only in the ways disclosed in this statement. This statement applies solely to information collected at HSfB's web sites.
Part I. Information Collection
HSfB collects information through our web sites when you register your membership to our discussion forums. We collect the following information about community members: username; e-mail address; password; confirmation of password; and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of all discussion forum posts are recorded to aid in enforcing action against users who break the Terms and Conditions of use for the HSfB discussion forums.
HSfB does not actively market to children.
During our Prize Draw competitions and other competitions organised by HSfB, we may collect personally identifiable information in order to provide you with notification of prizes and to enable registration for certain prizes where appropriate.
By entering any prize draw on HSfB, winners consent to the results and winner's name being published on HSfB's websites and any media coverage created by the draw during marketing activities. By entering any prize draw on HSfB, winners also consent to the results and winner's name being published in any media coverage created by prize draw contributing organisations during their marketing activities.
This information will be given voluntarily by you and may include:
Your name; email address; telephone number; home address.
We will never give, sell or otherwise trade your personally identifiable information to any third parties, unless prize draw contributing organisations require these details as a direct result of you winning a prize requiring you to provide contact details or registration details in order to redeem prizes.
We will collect address details to allow delivery of our online shop items through our secure PayPal merchant services (PayPal terms and conditions will apply when using their services). Address details will not be given or sold to any third parties. PayPal will manage all transactions and we will never have access to your credit card details or bank details.
Health and Safety for Beginners is registered with the Information Commissioner, notification reference number - dac940.
We collect the following general data that is non-personally identifiable information:
We do employ cookies. A cookie is a small text file that our web server places on a user's computer hard drive to be a unique identifier. Cookies enable HSfB to deliver customized content to users via our community forums and Google Adsense advertising campaigns (Google Adsense terms and conditions will apply). Cookies generated from your use of HSfB's sites may collect non-personally identifiable information in the form of an IP address, but not your name, address, email address or telephone number.
We collect this information through the community registration forms and automatic logging on files. The information is collected voluntarily when you select the ‘automatically log on' option to do so.
We do employ cookies as part of affiliate advertising partnerships. These cookies may collect non-personally identifiable information in the form of your IP address for the purpose of tracking sales of third party products and services advertised on HSfB. Terms and conditions may also apply by third party affiliate advertising partnerships that HSfB has no control over.
Part II. Information Usage.
Registered users of the discussion forums will receive additional announcements from us about products, services, special deals, and various other offers.
The HSfB newsletter software collects your email address to which you voluntarily provide using a 'double opt-in' feature in order to receive our newsletter. You have the option to remove yourself from this software at any time, which will stop any future correspondence between HSfB and the email address you supply upon subscription.
Registered users of the HSfB newsletter may receive additional announcements about products, services, special deals and various other offers. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications and the option to receive or cancel future newsletters.
We offer links to other web sites. Please note: when you click on links to other web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours.
Our web sites offer discussion forums. Please be advised that information posted in these venues becomes public knowledge.
If our policy on information collection or uses changes, we expect most such changes to be minor, but there may be changes that are more significant. Regardless, we will post those changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will also provide a more prominent notice. Each version will be noted at the top of the page. We will also advise you by site news alerts on the main homepage and in the discussion forums announcement section.
Part III. Access to Information
HSfB maintains the accuracy of our information by the discussion forums registration confirmation procedure. Users may access their own personal information and contact us about inaccuracies they may find. Please contact us using the form within the contact page on this web site in the first instance. Alternatively, contact us on our Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn company pages.
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Users may delete their information from our databases by contacting us and requesting removal of account via any of the means above or by private message/email in the discussion forums.
Part IV. Problem Resolution
If problems arise, users may contact HSfB by any means that are stated above. We are committed to resolving disputes within two working days.
Part V. Data Storage and Security
HSfB protects user information with the following security measures: up-to-date discussion forum versions; every item published is scanned for virii by up-to-date anti-virus software and web host standard security which can be viewed here: http://www.blackfoot.co.uk/hosting/hosting.html